ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

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The maiden season of the BMW M6 GT3 at the ADAC GT Masters championship has come to an end at the final round at Hockenheim.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

Behind the wheel was BMW Motorsport Junior Jesse Krohn and BMW DTM driver Martin Tomczyk, who shared the cockpit of the Schubert Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 at the finale of the 2016 ADAC GT Masters in Hockenheim.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

Krohn had contested the entire championship in the number 20 BMW Motorsports junior car and received support from Tomczyk in the two rounds.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

BMW DTM driver António Félix da Costa has also driven the GT3 machine at the Red Bull Ring race weekend.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

The duo qualified 16th for the race and fought hard to claim 12th place in the incident-filled race and narrowly missed out of points.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

On the second race, Tomczyk started 23rd on the grid with Krohn taking the wheel at the later stage the team managed to finish 15th after an eventful race.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

This was the final race for the BMW M6 GT3 machine. The fifth place at the round one was the best result for the car.

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

Torsten Schubert,Team Principal Schubert Motorsport said, "On the whole, this season did not pan out as we had hoped. We had a few good moments and were strong on certain tracks."

ADAC GT Masters — BMW M6 GT3’s Debut Season Concluded At Hockenheim

He added, "When this was the case, however, we were often lacking that little slice of luck you need. Looking ahead to the coming season, we still have plenty of work ahead of us if we want to compete for the title with the BMW M6 GT3 in the future."

 
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Story first published: Monday, October 3, 2016, 10:40 [IST]
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